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Family Violence Issues Certificate Program

The Family Violence Issues (FVI) Certificate Program was developed by the MMFC and is comprised of multidisciplinary courses from departments in the Faculty of Arts at UNB. Students must complete eight courses related to the study of family violence choosing courses from three different categories.

Core courses

All the material in these courses relates to the study of family violence. Students must take a minimum of three core courses, many of which are available online.

Intensive courses

60% of the material in these courses relates to family violence. Students can take a maximum of three intensive courses. An Arts Internship (Arts 3000) with an agency or government department related to the family violence field is included in the list of intensive courses.

Supplementary courses

At least 30% of the course material relates to family violence. Students take a maximum of 3 supplementary courses from a list of almost 50 courses.

See the undergraduate calendar for a description of the FVI Certificate Program and a complete listing of courses. Not all courses are offered every semester.


Interested students must first be admitted to UNB in a degree or non-degree program.

Non-UNB students should first apply directly to the program through the UNB application.

Current UNB students can make a request using the application form below. Admittance is based on the student’s academic performance and any related employment or volunteer experiences.

Please attach a cover letter telling us how the FVIC program complements or will complement your academic and/or professional aspirations
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